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Some Benefits of Strategic Planning
When Done With Teams

  • Establishes and focuses on priorities
  • Integrates and coordinates
  • Provides guidelines for annual operational planning and budgeting
  • Better allocates resources
  • Saves time
  • Gets away from crisis management
  • Creates a culture of anticipation and innovation rather than one of reaction and defensiveness
  • Causes communication and understandings which otherwise wouldn't occur
  • Builds teams
  • Develops more professional managers
  • Quantifies accountability (e.g. through Objectives and Action Plans)
  • Provides for reviews of implementation
  • Generates personal and group commitment
  • Makes things happen

Strategies & Teams, Inc. • Robert F. Smith • San Diego, California • July 2001

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